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Fireflies in December

Jennifer Erin Valent

This award-winning, coming-of-age gem by Jennifer Erin Valent recounts one farm family’s struggle against racial bigotry in Depression-era Virginia. When Jessilyn’s parents begin raising her best friend as their own daughter, this kindness toward a dark-skinned orphan triggers threats and violence. While teetering on the brink of womanhood, Jessilyn must learn to be a shining light in a dark world.

This award-winning, coming-of-age gem by Jennifer Erin Valent recounts one farm family’s struggle against racial bigotry in Depression-era Virginia. When Jessilyn’s parents begin raising her best friend as their own daughter, this kindness toward a dark-skinned orphan triggers threats and violence. While teetering on the brink of womanhood, Jessilyn must learn to be a shining light in a dark world.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

This award-winning, coming-of-age gem by Jennifer Erin Valent recounts one farm family’s struggle against racial bigotry in Depression-era Virginia. When Jessilyn’s parents begin raising her best friend as their own daughter, this kindness toward a dark-skinned orphan triggers threats and violence. While teetering on the brink of womanhood, Jessilyn must learn to be a shining light in a dark world.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kate Forbes

Length:

9h 3m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:42


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

26:02


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

20:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

35:26


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

40:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

24:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:33


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

26:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

19:22


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

33:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

25:34


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

25:19


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

27:47


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:45


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

21:19


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:31